SelectX was formed in 2003 to bring a breath of fresh air to the world of life and disability underwriting. That remains our raison d’être today.
Since our foundation we have created a brand that is recognised around the world. It’s one that stands for technical excellence, strategic understanding and vision. The firm is run by people who have long experience and unique insight and understanding of the business.
SelectX peopleWhat you see is who you'll get.
One of the founders of SelectX. Long experience in life and disability underwriting; has also been involved in product development, market research and strategic planning. Was Head of Research at Swiss Re Life & Health before leaving in 1999 to set up his own strategic marketing and research consultancy.
Likes: Innovation, straight talking, hats
Dislikes: The status quo, Status Quo
When not at work: Maintaining and operating steam locomotives
Joined SelectX as a director in 2008. Many years’ experience in life and health underwriting at insurers and at reinsurers. Was overall project manager for Swiss Re’s underwriting manual and its evidence-based ratings programme before becoming a consultant in 2006.
Likes: Bringing projects in on time and on budget, buffalo wings
Dislikes: Sloppy underwriting, prevarication, hats
When not at work: On the golf course or in the kitchen cooking up a treat
From the blogOver-diagnosis
In August 2018 the British Medical Journal published a lengthy review article1 dealing with the issue of over-diagnosis. This is defined as. Read more ›
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